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    Book Review and Author Interview: Island Story: Journeys Around Unfamiliar Britain by J.D. Taylor

Book Review and Author Interview: Island Story: Journeys Around Unfamiliar Britain by J.D. Taylor

What is life really like for those who inhabit the island we call the UK? Island Story: Journeys Around Unfamiliar […]

Book Review: Culture by Terry Eagleton

In Culture, literary and cultural critic Terry Eagleton turns his attention to defining and pinpointing the role that culture […]

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    Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Nearly one billion people reside in slums around the globe, but how has this reality been depicted on the […]

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    Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London offers a literary portrait of nighttime London, the writers who have wandered the […]

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    Book Review: Sex, Needs and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay by David Alderson

Book Review: Sex, Needs and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay by David Alderson

If corporate backing for Pride events is one example of queer subcultures becoming increasingly commercialised, does this threaten the […]

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    Book Review: Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne

Book Review: Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne

Alongside his fame as a singer, actor and athlete, Paul Robeson was a key political activist whose proclaimed socialism and […]

The Best Bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico

Hung-Ya Lien takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico. If there’s a bookshop that you […]

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    Book Review: In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 by Simon Willmetts

Book Review: In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 by Simon Willmetts

In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 provides an extensive historical account of the birth and […]

Book Review: Intoxication by Jean-Luc Nancy

What is the relationship between philosophy, poetry and intoxication and should we expect ‘a sober or drunk discourse’ on […]

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    Book Review: Of Remixology: Ethics and Aesthetics after Remix by David J. Gunkel

Book Review: Of Remixology: Ethics and Aesthetics after Remix by David J. Gunkel

Is remix a revolutionary creative practice or an illegitimate stealing of other people’s work? In Of Remixology, David J. […]

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    The Long Read: What Will We Do in the Post-Work Utopia? by Mareile Pfannebecker and J.A. Smith

The Long Read: What Will We Do in the Post-Work Utopia? by Mareile Pfannebecker and J.A. Smith

The Refusal of Work: The Theory and Practice of Resistance to Work. David Frayne. Zed Books. 2015.

Inventing the […]

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    Book Review: Social Theory for Alternative Societies by Matt Dawson

Book Review: Social Theory for Alternative Societies by Matt Dawson

In Social Theory for Alternative Societies, Matt Dawson shows how alternatives have been a feature of sociological thinking since its […]

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    The Materiality of Research: ‘Textual Autopoiesis: Extending Minds and Selves’ by Miranda Anderson

The Materiality of Research: ‘Textual Autopoiesis: Extending Minds and Selves’ by Miranda Anderson

In this feature essay, Miranda Anderson reflects on how notions of the mind and the self, and the key role […]

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    Book Review: The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity by Charles Taylor

Book Review: The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity by Charles Taylor

In The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity, seminal philosopher Charles Taylor examines the central role […]

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    Book Review: The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis by Aaron Schuster

Book Review: The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis by Aaron Schuster

In The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis, Aaron Schuster explores Gilles Deleuze’s complex relationship with psychoanalysis, in particular […]

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